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United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph—Coy pright Received June 7. 11.49 p.m. London, June 6 The Agents-General have appointed a sub-Committee to prepare a scheme for advertising Australia, and combating the misrepresentation of newspaper correspondents in Australia. Mr Gully, speaker in the House o£ Commons, has announced his retirement. Mr JBalfour and Sir H. C. Bannerman acknowledged his services, and expressed the regret of all the Commoners. Ottawa, June 7 The Dominion Parliament has ratified the agreement thatEsqnimalt shall be garrisoned by Canadian regulars. The Government, not wishing to raise two garrison regiments this year, has asked that the Imperial troops should remain at Esquimalt for a year, Canada paying all expenses. Rome, June 7 King Emanuel has informed the International Agricultural Conference at Rome that it will be personally endowed. He proposes to institute an income of £12,000 a year. The States aie participating in defraying the other expenses. ■Berlin, June 7 The marriage of the Crown Prince was celebrated with brilliant ceremonies in Berlin, and many quaint observances, including the traditional torch dance when the Court escorted the bride and bridegroom to the bridal chamber.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905

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CABLE MEWS Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905